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3 we are just days 3 away until kick off at super bowl 50 and the players and fans are ready for game day. i'm live california with more. 3 3 skies will be clear today with highs in the mid 50s. 3 good morning.... it's thursday, february 4i'm ben hillwith traffic reporter chris scott and meteorologist nicole papay.thanks for joining us on the morning news. 3 some heavy ranfall wednesday -- along with with flash flooding across western north carolina --causing wet roads and rivers to rise higher than normal. this is a look at the swannanoa river up in asheville. 3 3 partly cloudy and seasonably cool with highs in the low to
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border flurry is possible, with otherwise dry conditions. tonight, lows drop to freezing or below. 3 ((wrap up)) 3*********hold****** *********hold******3 3 3 partly cloudy and seasonably cool with highs in the low to mid-50s area wide. a tennessee border flurry is possible, with otherwise dry conditions. tonight, lows drop to freezing
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3 ((wrap up)) 3*********hold****** *********hold******3 we're watching this in the pit crew traffic center.no accidents accidentsyou are looking live at: 3 3 3 a developing story out of greenville county. we're waiting to learn how a fire that killed a pet.. started. firefighters say two people were able to get out of the burning home on ridge drive wednesday night.we're told the home was engulfed in flames when crews got there.the two people living in the home are expected to be okay -- but sadly their dog died in the fire.the home does have major
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3 we are just three days from super bowl 50 and --our fox carolina crews are in california this morning exploring san francisco -- talking to players and panthers fans as they gear up for sunday. sunday.fox carolina's ashley minelli is live for us in santa clara ... and ashley -- you ran into a fan with ties to south carolina, right? 3 that's right ben-as soon as we got off the plane we went exploring at the nfl experience in downtown san francisco.. where we caught up with one of the panthers tiniest.. and cutest fans! 3 this is arshelle tran it's her first super bowl and her dad is hoping she'll be the lucky charm for his home team.steven tran lived in bennetsville south carolina for 8 years... and a panthers fan since he was 12! 3 3 3 3 i can't even put it into words right now. i've been a fan
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firewood with chris wonky and now to finally make it here it's great experience. experience.the family and other people who came out to the nfl experience got to check out the vince lombardi trophy... and while the fans are getting the full experience- the panthers are getting focused.today they'll hold a press conference around 10am ptfollowed by practice... going over more films 3 sunday's game is the 19th in the seasonknow what they have to do-- just need to fine tune that plan plan 3 and don't 3 forget...fox carolina will
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francisco for super bowl 50 all week long. lauren elise will be joining ashley minellin in san fransico tomorrow morning. morning.and on saturday at 7-p-m --be sure to catch the panthers pursuit of the title - for one-on-one interviews and everything panthers in the hours before the big game. 3 some of the nations top high school athletes have a bright future ahead of them. wednesday was national signing day --and some colleges landed dominate players. 3 according to espn florida state is at the top of the 20-16 recruiting class -- followed by alabama -- lsu and ole miss. clemson came in at number eight -- and south carolina ranked 27th. 3 clemson didn't land the number one recriut in the nation -- rashan gary ended up picking michigan.but -- the tigers got some highly ranked prospects... including trayvon mullen -- the number 2 ranked cornerback in the country.he's the highest ranked defensive back for clemson since mackensie alexander. mullen talked about what's next. 3 i really feel like thats a place i can go and be
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on all the other school all the other schools are great its just different when i stepped on clemson's campus. its been my dream school growing up. it just carried along with me. just that feeling when i stepped on that campus. i just knew it in my heart. 3 3 i really feel that with the addition of this class we can continue to have that competitive depth that we need to be successful. i think one of the best things about our program and our team is what we practice against each and every day." day."mullen is just one of 23- signees in clemson's recruiting class. 3 3 tension is building between democrats: bernie sanders and hillary clinton.. ahead of the new hampshire primary. primary.during wednesday's town hall event in derry -- sanders -- who's ahead in the polls in the state -- said he didnt know how clinton could have a super pac and take millions from wall street and still call herself a "progressive."an important credential in the historically liberal state.clinton brushed off the claims. 3 3 3 (hillary clinton/(d) presidential candidate) "i am a progressive who gets
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sanders/(d) presidential candidate) "secretary clinton said well i'm paraphrasing, some people call me a moderate and i proudly say that i am a moderate. i love moderates but you can't be a moderate and a progressive, they are different. different.both candidates also took questions from the audience..on issues like health care... the economy... and terrorism.wednesday night's meeting comes ahead of new hampshire'primary on tuesday.. and following clinton's very close win in the iowa caucus. 3 and closer to home-- formber president bill clinton was in south carolina--- where he hopes his wife will be able to win the primary. president bill clinton didn't focus on his expereicence in the white house-- but instead turned his attention towards his wife's history-- 3 she helped farmers and small business people and manufacturers. a lot of them are republicans and they were asked, when she came up for re-election, 'why are you supporting her?' and their answer was the same...'she was the only one who ever did anything for us.' us.'the crowd was largely clinton supporters--others say they are still on the fence
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campaigns before making a decision.their daughter -- chelsea clinton -- will be making appearances in rock hill, spartanburg, and clemson this weekend. 3 after new hampshire.. it's on to south carolina.. candidates from both parties have been invited to a discussion on faith issues here in greenville at bob jones university.. on friday the 12th.the next day -- the republican candidates will take part in a debate at the peace center. 3 and here's a look at the republican field -- which is now down to nine.. after rick santorum and rand paul **dropped out of the race wednesday.the south carolina primary will be held on february 20. 3 and heres a look at the democratic candidates.. who will face off in their primary election on february 27-th. remember for all you need to know --head to fox carolina dot com.. under the "you decide" tab. 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes with nicole. 3 partly cloudy and seasonably
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mid-50s area wide. a tennessee border flurry is possible, with otherwise dry conditions. tonight, lows drop to freezing or below. 3 3 now to chris with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 we're watching this: no delays or accidents accidents
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3 3 it's ______.coming up -- the temperatures may be a little warmer outside --but doctors say if you have pets... you still want to take extra precaution. the details, next. 3 we head to break with a live look at...usc upstateyou're watching the morning news on fox carolina.
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina--we're taking a live look at...greenville.. falls park... rain yesterday.. caused some flooding 3 3 covering our counties:the spartanburg county coroners office now says there was no foul play involved -- after two people were found **dead in a home in the fall. fall.authorities say they
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avenue in duncan back in october. when they got there -- they say they found douglas pearson and crystal mcabee unresponsive. the coroner says..both pearson and mcabee.. died from heart and respiratory problems from cocaine use. 3 we've seen our temperatures go up and down this winter -- and that can take its toll on us -- and also our pets. pets.we talked to vets that say some pet owners forget to give their dogs and cats heartwarm medication in the winter.. because they assume they don't need it when its cold.but vets recommend giving the pill once a month -- all year long.because no matter the time of year -- warmer temperatures mean more mosquitoes and mosquitoes carry baby heartwarms. 3 3 3 they aer seeign heartworm in places they have never seen it before 18:40:34 and that probably is due to climate change, to higher temps because that's one thing that mosquitoes need to live 18:40:44 18:40:44doctor holtzclaw says the heartworm prevention medicine is about 10-20 dollars a month for a cat.. or a dog.compare that to the 800 to 12-hundred dollars it would
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got sick with heartworms. 3 time for traffic and weather every ten minutes. 3 partly cloudy and seasonably cool with highs in the low to mid-50s area wide. a tennessee border flurry is possible, with otherwise dry conditions. tonight, lows drop to freezing or below. friday and saturday will be sunny and cool, with highs in the low 50s, and overnights in the 20s. sunday will be mostly sunny in the mid-50s. a cold blast of air could bring a few snow showers
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not expected to make much of an impact, though temperatures will be brutally cold only reaching the 30s during the day. partly cloudy and seasonably cool with highs in the low to mid-50s area wide. a tennessee border flurry is possible, with otherwise dry conditions. tonight, lows drop to freezing or below. friday and saturday will be sunny and cool, with highs in the low 50s, and overnights in the 20s. sunday will be mostly sunny in the mid-50s. a cold blast of air could bring a few snow showers monday and
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to make much of an impact, though temperatures will be brutally cold only reaching the 30s during the day. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 now to chris with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 we're watching this: hit &; run allen st @ whitten st stallen st @ this: hit &; run we're watching 3*********hold******
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3 with traffic.now to chris 3 now to chris with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 we're watching this: hit &; run allen st @ whitten st st
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traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac 3 3 news you need to know..the white house says president obama will propose spending nearly 6-billion dollars on helping young people enter the work force.the white house says the details will discussed during next week's budget request. 3 the governor of florida has declared a health emergency in four counties due to the zika virus. at least nine cases have been detected there. health officials believe all of the cases are from people who contracted the disease while traveling to affected countries. 3 the oconee county sheriff's office will host its sixth coffee with a cop today. community members are welcome to come to the palmetto sweets this morning at eight to meet local officers and discuss any concerns they may have. 3 we head to break with a live
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina--we're taking a live look at...pelham road 3 the super bowl is 3 just days away -- and it'll cost you big bucks to get nto the stadium --no matter how connected.. or old you are. are.the broncos punter **britton colquitt** told the denver post he had to pay nearly 2-thousand dollars for a ticket for his **week-old daughter. colquitt says although the idea is crazy, he didn't want his daughter to miss seeing him play in the super bowl. according to cbs- sports colquitt has spent about 27-- thousand dollars for tickets-- using his entire
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3 now to weather 3 with nicole 3 partly cloudy and seasonably cool with highs in the low to mid-50s area wide. a tennessee border flurry is possible, with otherwise dry conditions. tonight, lows drop to freezing or below. 3 ((weather hit))
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3*********hold****** *********hold******we're watching this: hit &; runallen st@whitten st st 3 you're looking live at: 3 3 in a fox carolina investigation a look inside south carolina's department of social services! services!only on fox... just one year into her job. d-s-s director-- susan alford has been all over the state-- talking to thousands of employees, tackling everything from high turn-over among her agency's caseworkers...to security at county offices. 3 3 "it's really created the foundation of what we'll do for the agency in the next two to three years. giving me the opportunity to meet with staff and listen with them." them.""as our parents and families and kids navigate our systems, depending on where they live and what county they're in and depending on the relationships their partners have made, they either have a good experience, or oftentimes, not a good experience."
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o'clock news-- we look at the changes that are already happening--- what it means for south carolina families--- and what is still one of the biggest challenges when it comes to taking care of children in d-s-s custody. 3 we head to break with a live look at... super bowl 50 levi stadium... santa clarayou're watching the morning news on fox carolina. news. 3 your buddy ron once said he could install your ceiling fan. he couldn't.
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3 the morning news at 5:30 starts now.. now.. 3 we are just days away until kick off at super bowl 50 and the players and fans are ready for game day. i'm live california with more. 3 3 skies will be clear today with highs in the mid 50s. 3 good morning.... it's thursday, february 4i'm ben hill, with traffic reporter chris scott and meteorologist nicole papay--lauren is on her
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joining us on the morning news. 3 we got some heavy rainfall yesterday that caused some problems here in our area. take a look at this video from yesterday. part of the swamp rabbit trail had to be shut down because of flooding. flooding.
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3 partly cloudy and 3 seasonably cool with highs in the low to mid-50s area wide. a tennessee border flurry is possible, with otherwise dry conditions. tonight, lows drop to freezing or below. 3 let's send it over to chris. 3*********hold****** *********hold******we're watching this in the pit crew traffic center:hit &; run allen st @ whitten st st3 you're looking live at:
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3 we are counting down to super bowl 50--the panthers are down to just three days.we have been in california all week meeting with players and fans as they gear up for sunday's match up against the denver broncos. broncos.and while the players focus on the game--there's one man with upstate ties who they *want* to bring home the vince lombardi trophy for... carolina's ashley minelli is live at levi's stadium in santa clara- to tell us about it. 3 players describe him as a man of 3 integrity, honor, loyal loyaland they want to bring back a 3 victory for him... richardson brought pro football to the carolina's 23 years ago... credited for building and supporting the powerhouse...
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knows that better than tight end greg olsenrichardson stepped up to help when his son was having heart problems 3 3 "the way mr. richardson kind of stepped up and held our hand through the entire process..." 3 "he's an incredible man, he's done a lot for my family not only related to football but he's done more for my family off the field." field."family off the field." field."he's done more for my related to football but for my family not only man, he's done a lot "he's an incredible "he's an incredible man, he's done a lot for my family not only related to football but he's done more for my family off the field." field."richardson- an nc native amd wofford alum- was inducted into the south carolina hall of fame last year... 3 cam newton: it would be "monumental" to bring back the vince lombardi trophy for him that's why guys keeping their focus... reviewing more films today, practice- fine tuning their game plan
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3 and don't forget...fox carolina will forget...and don't and don't forget...fox carolina will have live coverage from san francisco for super bowl 50 for the rest of this week.my co-anchor lauren elise will join the team already there tomorrow morning. morning.and on saturday at 7-p-m -- be sure to catch the panthers pursuit of the title - for one on one interviews and more on the panthers journey to the super bowl. 3 in college football -- schools across the nation are ready to welcome new recruits after national signing day.south carolina's new head coach "will muschamp" was able to make an early impact in the recruiting game despite arriving late to carolina.the gamecocks recruiting class ranks in espn's top 30 this year.they were able to sign 5 four-star players.top rated quarterback "brandon mcilwain" led the class.he was joined by the number one rated cornerback jamarcus king. muschamp says even the best recruits need time. 3 when those metrics add up is probably two or three years. and thats when you truly find
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class or not you know how many games did you win." win.""chavis dawkins" from byrnes is also expected to play next season.you can find all your national signing day news on fox carolina dot com. 3 3 covering our counties: greenville county investigators say a man suspected of taking pictures of children--is not a threat to the public. public.greenville police got a call from a mother who said she thought the man was taking her child's picture near downtown.police say they tracked the man down and discovered he works for a newspaper business and was just taking pictures of papers after they were delivered. authorities say-they verified this with the newspaper agency. 3 anderson county deputies are asking for your help finding a shooting suspect. suspect.this is a look at "demarcus oliver" who is wanted for a shooting on mcduffie street back in october. october.this is video of the scene you'll see only on fox. deputies say he got in a fight with someone he knew and tried to shoot him multiple times. times.when we first posted
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page -- oliver himself actually commented - saying "i'm outta here".we have since forwarded that information to authorities.contact the sheriff's office - or crime stoppers at 1-888-crime-sc if you know anything. 3 organizers of a greenville county community center are asking for your help to fix it up. up.leaders at the phillis wheatley community center say one of the major problems is leaky ceilings.they say buckets have to be put on the floor during thunderstorms.the center is a place where many children spend their afternoons and evenings.the director says it takes at least 10 thousand dollars every month to keep the building open and they operate solely on 3 3 3 "we're teaching them how to be respectable young men and young women. a lot of these kids leave this place and go home feeling better than they would anywhere else, this palce has literally saved lives and if we don't get this roof fixed then i would hate to see what happens going forward for a lot of these families." families."many of the kids
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convention center on february 27th.the proceeds from that show will go straight to the center. 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. 3 partly cloudy and seasonably cool with highs in the low to mid-50s area wide. a tennessee border flurry is possible, with otherwise dry conditions. tonight, lows drop to freezing or below. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 now to chris with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 we're watching this in the pit crew traffic this in the pit we're watching 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 with traffic.now to chris 3 now to chris with traffic. 3*********hold******
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3 we're watching this in the pit crew traffic center:hit &; run allen st @ whitten st st 3 you are taking a live look at: 3 3 it's ______.3 for the final time in office, president obama will meet with religious leaders.we'll tell you why. 3 we head to break with a live look at...clemsonyou're watching the morning news on fox carolina.
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3 welcome back to the morning welcome back to 3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina---we're taking a live look at... greenville.. falls park... rain yesterday.. caused some
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3 later this morning president obama will take part in his final national prayer breakfast while in office. office.for the past 63 years, the national prayer breakfast always takes places on the first thursday in february. more than 35-hundred people are expected to be in the audience.alabama lawmakers say heisman winner "derrick henry" will deliver the closing prayer.originally known as the presidential prayer breakfast, the tradition started in 1953 with president eisenhower. 3 comedian "bill cosby" will have to face a judge next month after testimony to support his case was rejected. rejected.a philadelphia judge threw out the testimony of a former prosecutor wednesday. the former prosecutor says he granted cosby immunity from prosecution a decade ago.the comedian was arrested in december and charged with drugging a temple university worker in 2004.cosby's will have a preliminary hearing on march 8th. 3 lawmakers on capitol hill want
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controllers from government funding. funding.a bill proposed wednesday would put traffic control operators under the supervision of a private, non- profit corporation.while many other lawmakers opposed the bill, the air traffic controllers' union supports the bill.they say the current system is inefficient, their equipment's not getting updated, and government funding is never the same from year to year. 3 time for traffic 3 and weather every ten minutes. 3 partly cloudy and seasonably cool with highs in the low to mid-50s area wide. a tennessee border flurry is possible, with otherwise dry conditions. tonight, lows drop to freezing or below. friday and saturday will be sunny and cool, with highs in the low 50s, and overnights in the 20s. sunday will be mostly sunny in the mid-50s. a cold blast of air could bring a few snow showers monday and tuesday, but it's
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an impact, though temperatures will be brutally cold only reaching the 30s during the day. partly cloudy and seasonably cool with highs in the low to mid-50s area wide. a tennessee border flurry is possible, with otherwise dry conditions. tonight, lows drop to freezing or below. friday and saturday will be sunny and cool, with highs in the low 50s, and overnights in the 20s. sunday will be mostly sunny in the mid-50s. a cold blast of air could bring a few snow showers monday and tuesday, but it's not expected to make much of an impact, though temperatures will be
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3 now to pit crew traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 we are watching: watching:
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pit crew traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac 3 3 news you need to know..there now only nine republican candidates running for president.rand paul and rick santorum announced they were suspending their campaigns on wednesday after not gaining any momentum in the iowa caucus.santorum says he's now endorsing marco rubio. 3 lawyers for anti-abortion activist "david daleiden" say he will appear in a houston court today after posting bond. "sandra merritt", another activist, turned herself on wednesday.both are accused of posting under cover videos of meetings with planned parenthood. 3 greenville firefighters are investigating a fire that killed a dog overnight.we're told two people were able to escape the burning home on ridge drive.crews say the home was engulfed in flames when they arrived. 3 a new lawsuit in iowa claims a lottery winner was robbed of 10-million dollars because of a rigged game. game."larry dawson" won 6-million dollars from a lotto ticket.according to a fraud lawsuit, a former information security director at a lottery
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pocket 10-million dollars. dawson claims he's now owed 16- million dollars --total.the former information security director was convicted in july of fixing the outcome of that 10-million dollar drawing. 3 california lottery workers say there's a lucky winner who's about to miss out on millions of dollars today.they say no one has claimed the winnings from a 63-million dollar ticket bought back in august. if the winnings aren't claimed by 5:00 today, all the money will be forfeited to california schools.a man named "brandy milliner" claims he's the winner but his ticket was rejected by lottery workers because it was too damaged.he filed suit wednesday and lottery officials are looking into the claim. 3 3 it's ______.coming up ...is the end of insulin injections in site for people suffering from type one diabetes?what one biotech company is testing. 3 we head to break with a live look at...greenville county... pelham road 3 but first let's take a look at last night's winning lottery numbers. numbers. 3
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3 good morning, i'm diana watson. cody is in san francisco covering super bowl 50.watch his live reports first at four and tonight at ten.then watch my investigation into d-s-s.i sat down with the d-s-s director... susan alford! talking about high turnover with case workers and security concerns at county offices.see what's she's doing to try and fix the biggest complaints people have with d-s-s and what it means for families all over south carolina. 3 you're watching the morning
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after trying brookside chocolate, people talk about it online. love at first taste. i would liquefy it and bathe in it. curse you, brookside! your nefarious plans have succeeded. nefarious? are we still talking about chocolate? brookside. talk about delicious. what's america's best-selling brand of trucks? you're in for a big surprise, pal. actually, you're not. it's ford f-series, again. and, it wasn't even close. same trucks that have been leading the industry for 39 straight years. why? game changin' innovation. like f-150's high-strength, military-grade aluminum alloy. which helps make it stronger, more capable and more efficient than ever. innovation. it's why f-series is making
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3 we're taking a live look at...downtown greenville.. falls park 3 if you have plans 3 to visit universal studios in hollywood, you may want to consider seeing the park on days when fewer people will be there. there.a new advanced purchase plan was announced tuesday.the new plan called "e-z rez" was announced ahead of the opening of the new harry potter
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april 7th.customers can save a few bucks from june to september but if you're willing to wait until mid- september, you can save up to 20 bucks off admission price. 3 "johnson and johnson" is teaming up with a biotech company to find a cure for type one diabetes.the company "via-cyte" are working on a stem cell treatment that researchers believe could cure type one.researchers are already testing the treatment on a small number of diabetic patients.company reps say if the treatment works, it will end the need for insulin injections and blood sugar testing. 3 now to weather and traffic every 10 minutes. 3 partly cloudy and seasonably cool with highs in the low to mid-50s area wide. a tennessee border flurry is possible,
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tonight, lows drop to freezing or below.
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3 let's send it over to chris with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold******we're keeping an eye on:hit &; run allen st @ whitten st st 3 3 you're looking live at: 3 3 it's ______.coming up, the countdown to kick off for super bowl 50 is underway.
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all morning long in santa clara with how players and fans are gearing up. 3 usc upstatebe sure to stay with fox carolina all morning long.we're bringing you the days top stories until nine o'clock.throughout our
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family is dealing with a tough loss this morning-- after their pet was killed in a house fire.what we know-- coming up. up. 3 we are just days away until kick off at super bowl 50 and the players and fans are ready for game day. i'm live california with more. 3 3 skies will be clear today with highs in the mid 50s. 3 good morning.... it's thursday, february 4i'm ben hillwith traffic reporter chris scott and meteorologist nicole papay.thanks for joining us on the morning news. 3 some heavy ranfall wednesday -- along with with flash flooding across western north carolina --causing wet roads and rivers to rise higher than normal. this is a look at the asheville.
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